Africa RiskView

by Peter Hoefsloot
March 6, 2015

Africa RiskView is a software package developed by the UN World Food Programme and is the technical engine of the ARC insurance facility. It uses satellite-based rainfall datasets to quantify the impact of a severe drought and to trigger payouts to participating countries.

ARC is a specialized Agency of the African Union that helps African countries overcome the effects of droughts and floods.

Currently HSS is prototyping the flooding functionality of ARV in cooperation with AER.

ARV has been designed and prototyped by HSS. It is currently maintained by Delinea